Emergency Medical Technician / EMT & Paramedics
1st Response EMS Inc - Chicago, IL

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Job Description Emergency Medical Technician / EMT & Paramedics 1st Response EMS provides emergency and non-emergency ambulance services to and from hospitals, long term care facilities, municipalities, institutions, private homes and clinics. This growing ambulance company is in need of certified ambulance personnel. Responsible for transporting patients to and from hospitals, nursing homes and medical facilities. Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT's) and Paramedics encouraged to apply. Duties: * Prepares to transport patients by completing operator vehicle inspections; inventorying supplies; correcting deficiencies.* Responds to emergencies by choosing route; observing traffic conditions; avoiding dangerous situations; maintaining communications with dispatcher.* Determines medical and safety requirements at emergency scene by assessing medical status of ill or injured persons; assessing prevailing circumstances; calling for support.* Stabilizes ill or injured persons by rendering first aid; relaying status to medical personnel.* Maintains order at emergency scene by controlling access; providing information to friends and relatives.* Maintains safe and healthy conditions by following organization medical standards and legal regulations.* Clears emergency scene by transporting victims.* Completes reports by entering required information.* Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques.* Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in professional societies.* Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed. Full and part time assistance needed.

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